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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ALL] BeanShell incubation?
Date Mon, 02 Apr 2012 17:56:51 GMT
On 2 April 2012 17:35, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 12:30 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Back in October 2011, there was an Incubator thread about the
>> possibility of BeanShell being moved to the ASF.
>> Reactions were generally positive, but nothing actually happened.
>> I'd like to restart the process, assuming the original authors are
>> still willing.
>>
>> If BeanShell is to be housed at the ASF, it needs somewhere to live.
>> I suspect it would be too small to be a standalone TLP.
>> Commons could be a good place, as we already have JEXL (and Jelly).
>>
>> What do others think?
>> Would Commons be a suitable home?
>>
>
> I think that in order to accept BS in Commons there should be a good
> reasons why I should use BS instead of JavaScript.

Why should there be only one scripting language?

The same would apply to JEXL and OGNL.

Each language has its strengths and weaknesses.

> Assuming that I am using the Java Scripting API.

Which is not specifically about JavaScript.

> Gary
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